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Paving to Affect Traffic, Residence Access on West St. Through Summer

May 20, 2015 5:09 PM0 comments

After 4,700 feet of new water mains were installed on South West Street, road paving will affect traffic and access to residences through early September in the City of Falls Church. The South West Roadbed Reconstruction Project, tasked with reconstructing the infrastructure along S. West in the City, will install new pavement […]

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2 NVCC Students Receive Prestigious Scholarships

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Two students at Northern Virginia Community College, Chun-Ming “Chris” Chen of Vienna and Maria Vera Alvarez of South Riding, have been awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships. Chen and Vera Alvarez are among 90 students nationally to receive the prestigious award which provides up to $40,000 a year […]

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F.C. Resident Organizes Atlantic Coast Pipeline Resistance Ride

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Hannah Beamen, a Falls Church resident and 2013 graduate of George Mason High School, organized a Resistance Ride along the proposed route of the natural gas pipeline through Virginia to protest the proposal. Another Falls Church resident and 2014 graduate of Mason, Maria DeHart, is participating in the demonstration. Beamen, […]

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Falls Church HS Screening ‘SlingShot’ Documentary

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The Falls Church High School Robotics Club is screening the documentary “SlingShot,” on Saturday, May 30, at Falls Church High School Auditorium, located at 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. The doors for the event open at 7 p.m. and the film will run from 7:30 – 9 p.m. The documentary […]

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Falls Church Lions Celebrate 75th Anniversary

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The Lions Club of Falls Church celebrated its 75th Charter Night on Tuesday night at the Italian Cafe at 7161 Lee Highway. Virginia Delegate Marcus Simon, who sponsored a resolution with Delegate Kaye Kory in the Virginia House of Delegates commending the Lions Club, joined the Falls Church Lions Club in presenting the […]

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Crime Report: Stolen Leaf Blowers, Lawn Equipment & TVs

May 19, 2015 5:34 PM0 comments

Lots of thefts in this week’s City of Falls Church Crime Report including two residential burglaries (one on W. Greenway and another on Birch Street), leaf blowers stolen from a truck at Bowl America, lawn equipment taken from a truck on N. Washington, cash stolen from Smashburger, a bicycle taken […]

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Dippold Receives 2015 Virginia Super Teacher Award

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Dr. Rory Dippold, a teacher at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, was surprised this morning at the middle school as he was presented with one of eight Virginia Lottery Super Teacher Awards.

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LWVFC Sponsors Redistricting Reform Forum

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The Falls Church League of Women Voters is co-sponsoring a forum on partisan gerrymandering and redistricting reform that will be held on June 4 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at George Mason University’s School of Policy, Government and International Affairs Arlington campus in room 120 of Hazel Hall, located at […]

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New Electoral Collaboration to Focus on Va. Working Families

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A new electoral collaboration of community and labor organizations focusing on issues impacting working families in Virginia kicked off on Monday morning at Guarapos, located at 2039 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, by announcing endorsements for the Arlington County Board and several other Virginia races. The coalition includes SEIU 32BJ, SEIU Local 512, […]

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McLean Woman’s Club Celebrates Nat’l Police Week

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The Woman’s Club of McLean marked National Police Week last week by presenting a decorated ceremonial cake to the staff of the McLean district police station, located at 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean, last Thursday, May 14. National Police Week dates from 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a […]

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